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Godiva festival is back! {News}

Godiva festival is back! {News}

Published: Wednesday, 21 July 2021

Coventry’s flagship Godiva Festival returns to the War Memorial Park on 3-5 September this year, at the heart of our year as City of Culture, with tickets going on sale at 9am on Tuesday 27 July.

What’s new on the Coventry food scene?

What’s new on the Coventry food scene?

Published: Friday, 09 July 2021

There’s no denying it’s been a tough time for hospitality, but Coventry has still managed to serve up plenty of new openings when it comes to food and drink in 2021.

Popular Coventry sculpture returns to city centre [News]

Popular Coventry sculpture returns to city centre [News]

Published: Wednesday, 07 July 2021

A popular sculpture is set to return to the centre of Coventry as it celebrates being UK City of Culture 2021.

Glynn Purnell Among Judges For Foodie Awards ‘Cook-Off’ [News]

Glynn Purnell Among Judges For Foodie Awards ‘Cook-Off’ [News]

Published: Monday, 21 June 2021

Two Coventry chefs are among the finalists competing in a Masterchef-style cook-off judged by celebrity chef Glynn Purnell, in the inaugural Coventry and Warwickshire Foodie Awards.

City of Culture and Visit Coventry team up to welcome visitors to the city

City of Culture and Visit Coventry team up to welcome visitors to the city

Published: Wednesday, 16 June 2021

Visit Coventry has joined up with the brand new UK City of Culture ‘City Hosts’ to open a temporary Visitor Information facility right in the heart of Coventry city centre.

From Ghost Town 2 Host Town

From Ghost Town 2 Host Town

Published: Monday, 14 June 2021

2021 will be the 40th anniversary of probably the most famous song to come out of the city, namely ‘Ghost Town’.

New pop-up museum will showcase Coventry’s policing past [News}

New pop-up museum will showcase Coventry’s policing past [News}

Published: Thursday, 10 June 2021

West Midlands Police are opening a pop-up museum to celebrate Coventry’s policing history as part of the city’s year as UK City of Culture 2021.

Japanese artwork unveiled at The Wave during year as UK City of Culture [News]

Japanese artwork unveiled at The Wave during year as UK City of Culture [News]

Published: Wednesday, 09 June 2021

Yesterday, 8 June, a Japanese paper installation was unveiled at The Wave.

Factory at FarGo Village

Factory at FarGo Village

Published: Friday, 04 June 2021

The moment has come. Coventry’s very own permanent indoor street food venue is officially open - offering the perfect place to enjoy food and drink in a great setting in the city this summer.

Sports Fest is back

Sports Fest is back

Published: Wednesday, 02 June 2021

The annual sporting event, Sports Fest is returning for the summer of 2021.

Minister shown how culture title has changed the city

Minister shown how culture title has changed the city

Published: Saturday, 29 May 2021

Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden was today given a whistle-stop tour of some of the recent changes to the city as it begins its year as UK City of Culture.

Our Future Moves [News]

Our Future Moves [News]

Published: Thursday, 27 May 2021

Coventry and Warwickshire’s world-leading transport innovation will be showcased during a year of celebration and activities, starting this July.

Coventry Moves

Coventry Moves

Published: Thursday, 27 May 2021

City of Culture Trust asked Coventry residents to take part in the flagship event of the spring 'Coventry Move'

World-leading transport innovation to be showcased during a year of celebration

World-leading transport innovation to be showcased during a year of celebration

Published: Wednesday, 26 May 2021

Our Future Moves will run from July 2021 through to the summer of 2022 with a series of events taking scheduled

Coventry cultural consortium receives five-figure grant [News]

Coventry cultural consortium receives five-figure grant [News]

Published: Thursday, 20 May 2021

A cultural consortium in Coventry has secured nearly £100,000 of funding to bring the River Sherbourne to life and revitalise the area through artistic activities.

Coventry UK City Of Culture Announces New Partnership With Assembly Festival [News]

Coventry UK City Of Culture Announces New Partnership With Assembly Festival [News]

Published: Wednesday, 19 May 2021

Coventry UK City of Culture is delighted to announce that Assembly Festival will be setting up, programming and running a substantial new hub venue in the city centre, Assembly Festival Garden.

Final stone laid in restoration of city walls. {News}

Final stone laid in restoration of city walls. {News}

Published: Monday, 17 May 2021

The final stone has been laid in the major restoration of the ancient walls that protected Coventry’s Carthusian Monastery as part of a multi-million-pound new visitor attraction.

Foodie Awards to find 'superstar' [News]

Foodie Awards to find 'superstar' [News]

Published: Friday, 14 May 2021

A new addition to the inaugural Foodie Awards for Coventry and Warwickshire is set to find the next superstar food or drink brand for hospitality.

New Foodie Awards category set to find next star food and drink brand for pubs and restaurants [News}

New Foodie Awards category set to find next star food and drink brand for pubs and restaurants [News}

Published: Monday, 10 May 2021

A NEW addition to the inaugural Foodie Awards for Coventry and Warwickshire is set to find the next superstar food or drink brand for hospitality.

Showcase your talents during UK City of Culture 2021. [News

Showcase your talents during UK City of Culture 2021. [News

Published: Thursday, 06 May 2021

Coventry and Warwickshire community performers are being given the chance to take to the stage and showcase their talents at an exciting new outdoor festival during UK City of Culture 2021.

England's only surviving wall painting in a Carthusian monastery restored in Coventry [News]]

England's only surviving wall painting in a Carthusian monastery restored in Coventry [News]]

Published: Wednesday, 05 May 2021

The only surviving wall painting in a Carthusian monastery in England has been restored as part of a major conservation project at one of Coventry’s finest medieval buildings.